List of the Best San Diego Branding Companies

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2005, Traina is a premier branding agency based in San Diego that is reimagining the way brands are built. By unifying strategy, design, and digital expertise under one roof, their team creates market-leading brands that are driven by data, fueled by design, and built for digital from day one.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Facebook
    10X Genomics
    Brooklyn Brewery
    Notable Project

    Traina conducted branding and web design for an e-learning platform. Along with working on the user interface and experience of the website, the agency did logo design work and made videos. Their work had excellent reviews. Traina constantly met the client's expectations.

    "The biggest gift for our company has been finding this exceptional [Traina Design] team and making them an integral part of everything from the beginning." – Founder, Learning Platform

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  • 2
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    Founded in 2003, BLVR is a branding company located in San Diego. The team of 20-plus members specializes in branding, digital strategy, web design and development, and UX/UI design. The agency works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Clients
    Andis
    Little Beet Restaurants
    DHI Telecom
    Tony Robbins
    Notable Project

    BLVR created a vibrant brand for a nonprofit. Along with brand strategy, the agency helped create several digital products including websites, print materials, and logos. Since the work began, the client has seen more traffic to its website. The client feels that BLVR is very responsive and creative.

    "With BLVR, the work is so good, and it gets better every time. I don't even know how to explain it. They’re current on what’s current, yet while maintaining a timeless, classic brand."- CEO of Nonprofit  

  • 3
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    At Bulldog Drummond, the team of 20+ employees strives to use innovative design, branding, and marketing to solve business challenges. Based in San Diego, CA since 1997, they offer a mix of branding, digital strategy, marketing research, and print and logo design.

    Clients
    Adidas
    Diageo
    Eddie Bauer
    HR Block
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bulldog Drummond led a full rebrand for a large television network to increase ratings, eliminate stereotypes about country music, and attract advertisers. The branding project was both internally and externally focused to ensure employees were positive brand advocates.

    "Bulldog Drummond created a good package for our sales team to take to advertisers. We were able to say, “We are in 92 million homes, and they are not all trailer parks. This is the authenticity and spirit of our audience. What brand does not want to be associated with that?” – Former Senior VP of Marketing & Branding, Television Channel

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    MiresBall is a creative agency based in San Diego. Since 1985, the team of 20 works with a variety of clients on their branding, packaging and web design, and advertising needs. 

    Clients
    Global Tech
    Shure
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sixteen years ago, MiresBall was hired by a global tech company for a variety of digital tasks. The work included global advertising, updating a website, content creation, and more. The client prides MiresBall on their quality of work and attention to detail.

    "The one thing I really enjoyed about them [MiresBall] was that they were never in a rush when thinking about a project. They were always very logical and analytical, thinking and asking the right questions. It was a great two-way conversation." – Former Marketing Program Manager, Global Tech Company 

  • 5
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    LESS+MORE is a San Diego-based branding agency that was founded in 2006. LESS+MORE has a team of 10 who specializes in branding and offers other services such as marketing strategy, advertising, and logo and packaging design. 

    Clients
    LESS+MORE works with innvoative companies of various sizes
    from start-up brands to multi-national corporations. Representative clients are: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Cassandra
    DocuWare
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A new restaurant hired LESS+MORE to create its brand. LESS+MORE helped the restaurant develop its menu concept and design, web pages, logo, business cards, newsletters, and overall brand and message.

    "They've been amazing, and we're very happy with the results. We'll continue to work with them on any projects moving forward and would recommend them to anyone opening up a restaurant." - Co-Owner, Restaurant 

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Ignyte is a branding agency that was founded in 2013 in San Diego. The agency's team of 12 offers branding, market research, web design, and logo design services to clients in the health care, energy, consumer products, advertising, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients
    MOSAIC
    Ace Electric
    Mantra Yoga & Juice
    Vista Community Clinic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mountain adventures company hired Ignyte to boost its web presence and branding. Ignyte rebuilt the client's website and helped rebrand the company to better appeal to customers.

    "All of the steps in the process put us through a self-discovery phase and helped us better understand why we’re in business, what we’re selling, how we’re selling it, and who our customers are. The brand strategy was a really beautiful outcome that I didn’t expect." - Owner, Mountain Adventures Company

  • 7
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    A leading digital marketing and brand management company, REQ outpaces changes in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape by bringing reputation, advocacy, brand, and business results to new heights. Offering a comprehensive suite of solutions and technologies that define, connect, and protect brands, REQ serves global brands and leaders in technology, real estate, entertainment, government, hospitality, retail, and finance. The company has been named to both the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 500 lists as one of the fastest growing companies in America, as well as Inc.’s Best Workplaces. Founded in Washington, DC in 2008, REQ has offices and employees in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. 

    Clients
    Waymo
    eBay
    Intel
    PayPal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A broadcasting trade association hired REQ to drive awareness and engagement for a grassroots campaign meant to enact policy changes for one of its 2 major groups of users. REQ designed a digital strategy that included building and designing a website in addition to promoting the campaign across social and community channels. 

    “They've transformed our website, making it much more modern, user-friendly, and appealing overall. Encouraging us to think more creatively, they've also helped us reach new audiences.”  – VP of Marketing, Broadcasting Trade Association

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BASIC is a brand design agency founded in 2010 and based in San Diego, Calif. BASIC's team of about 300 has experience working with clients of all sizes, but most are midmarket. The firm specializes in branding, but also offers web design, video production, UX/UI design, and advertising services.

    Clients
    Nixon Watches
    Incase
    History Channel
    Hyundai
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BASIC partnered with a video game developer to work on designs and branding. BASIC provided in-game designs, box art designs, and title sequence designs, as well as marketing services. The client was impressed by how organized and professional BASIC was. 

    "They always make you feel like they understand the urgency of whatever it is that we need or are asking for. They understand it, they respect it, and they want to act on that. " - Creative Departent Manager, Video Game Developer

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    California-based full-service branding and digital communications agency Jacob Tyler works with clients to bring their story to life. Founded in 2000 and now 20+ employees strong, the agency specializes in corporate identity development and positioning, planning and strategy, SEO, social media, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Novartis
    Discovery Channel
    SONY
    Notable Project

    Jacob Tyler was the second agency a wildlife theme park partnered with for web design, SEO, and ad retargeting. Jacob Tyler delivered backend and frontend design for a new WordPress site that allows the wildlife theme park to manage its content internally, instead of relying on third-party providers.

    “This year, we’ve seen 72% new customers and 38% repeat business. That’s a significant increase in the number of people coming to the park for the first time. Jacob Tyler is doing a fantastic job attracting new people, and have really upped our game.” – Marketing Manager, Wildlife Theme Park

  • 10
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Diego CA

    3Q Digital is a digital marketing and strategic consulting agency headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. with additional offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Burlington, Vt., Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C. Their staff consists of over 250 experts in SEO, social media marketing, and analytics.

    Clients
    Eventbrite
    SurveyMonkey
    ModCloth
    Square
    Notable Project

    A retail chain hired 3Q Digital to help with its paid search and social media marketing. From this partnership, the chain's conversion rates improved over 30%, and the ROI for search campaigns improved by 40%.

    “I’m most impressed with 3Q Digital's knowledge of all the advanced and best tactics, features, and betas. They’re always much farther ahead, and they’ve actually got experience doing them. A lot of agencies don’t have the experience.” – Digital Marketing Manager, Retail Chain

  • 11
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Incitrio is a marketing and advertising agency based in Solana Beach, Calif. It was founded in 2004 and has about 10 employees. Incitrio specializes in branding, but also offers web design, direct marketing, and advertising services. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Incitrio was tasked with redesigning a systems management company's previously outdated website. During the course of the job, Incitrio migrated the company's website to an HTML platform.

    "I enjoyed working with [Incitrio] because they all are bright and did a good job... Their understanding of the technical details of websites and digital marketing combined with strong creative talent really made them stand out. " - Marketing Manager, Systems Management Company 

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Mentus is a digital agency based in San Diego that specializes in web design, SEO, and digital strategy. Since 1981, the agency and its team of 15+ have worked with clients in industries including business services, healthcare, and government services.

    Clients
    Extra Space Storage
    SBA
    Aramark
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mentus completed a full rebranding on a pharmaceuticals firm. Mentus' work included a website redesign, creating branded materials, and designing a logo. Everyone was satisfied and impressed with the work. They have since relaunched, but still, use Mentus when needed. 

    "Mentus always hits deadlines and are always within budget, which is very important. More than that, they seemed to understand what we wanted because they’ve worked with several different industries." – VP Finance & Investor Relations, Pharmaceuticals Firm

  • 13
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2010, Caava Design is a marketing and advertising agency that offers branding, packaging design, and graphic design services to their small business and mid-market clients in the marketing and advertising industry. Their 10 employees are based out of San Diego, Calif.

    Clients
    Union Cowork
    Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co.
    Host & Porter
    Old Harbor Distillery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Caava Design recently worked on branding for an entertainment company. They implemented a campaign which featured new icons and typography for that client.

    “All of our potential partners and investors love the branding. Internally, we’re incredibly pleased with the cost value benefit of the service. ” — CEO, Entertainment Company

     

  • 14
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Visceral is a digital agency founded in 2006 with offices in San Diego and Berkeley, CA. The agency's team of 11 specializes in web design and development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy. 

    Clients
    The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
    The Heising-Simons Foundation
    Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund
    Schmidt Ocean Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Visceral provided a public relations firm with design and development guidance. The agency did a complete overhaul on the firm's website, along with employee training and newsletter design updates. Their work improved functionality and appearance. The client thought the team at Visceral was trustworthy and easy to work with. 

    "Visceral is my preferred partner for all website and graphic design projects for my clients, so selecting them to relaunch my website was a no-brainer."- Principal, Public Relations Firm

  • 15
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Headquartered in San Diego, Fifty & Fifty is a digital agency that was founded in 2009. Their team includes 18 employees. Fifty & Fifty specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, advertising, and branding. Most of their clients are non-profits. 

    Clients
    United Way Worldwide
    Lifestraw
    Kivu Security Tracker
    Susan G. Komen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fifty & Fifty redesigned a website for a non-profit. They focused on the functionality of the website during creation. The results of their work markedly increased traffic to the client's website. 

    "The feedback we’ve heard about the website is that it has brought us into the 21stcentury. It has given us a kind of legitimacy that we didn’t have before."–Director of Marketing and Communications, Nonprofit

  • 16
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Oui Will is a full-service creative agency with locations in San Diego and Paris. The agency was founded in 2013 and has 5 employees who help clients with their digital strategy, web design, branding, web development, UX/UI design, and advertising.

    Clients
    Rivian (Electric Adventure Vehicles)
    Kanarys (Diversity
    Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace)
    Clarity (Air Quality Data & Monitoring)
    Notable Project

    A landscape architecture firm hired Oui Will to redo its outdated website to appropriately reflect the company's values. Oui Will also helped Oui Will with branding in addition to rebuilding its website.

    "I think it’s going to be something we’re proud of and really happy we did. I think we’re definitely satisfied with the whole thing. We’re getting everything we wanted out of this project. We’re very pleased with it." - Principal Architect, Landscape Architecture Firm

  • 17
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    La Jolla Design Group is a San Diego-based branding agency founded in 2019. Their team of approximately 3 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. With branding as their main focus, they also provide web and logo design along with naming.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    La Jolla Design Group provided UX/UI designs for a glass construction company. They delivered specific pages constructed to handle different types of customer interactions. They've made great strides in their collaborative design work with the client.

    "His perseverance and dedication to the first few meetings were exemplary and we made instant headway." — CIO, Glass Company

  • 18
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Cozy Design, Inc. is a digital design agency based in San Diego. The agency, founded in 2011, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, UX/UI design, content marketing, branding, and SEO services to small and midmarket companies.

    Clients
    SunTrust (LightStream)
    iQuoteXpress
    Scripps Affiliated Medical Groups
    National Funding
    Notable Project

    A marketing company hired Cozy Design, Inc. to help with the development of a brand logo and color palette for their client. Cozy Design, Inc. provided the company with several options which the company narrowed down to show their client. The client was happy with the output of the company as provided by Cozy Design, Inc.

    "We were impressed with the level of detail they provided and their thoughtful design process." - Co-Founder, Marketing Company

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Located in San Diego, Coe Design is a branding and design firm. Their team of fewer than 10 also offers advertising, product design, and packaging design services.

    Clients
    Orthofix
    Chosen Foods
    Port of San Diego
    Titleist
    Notable Project

    Coe Design provided a food product startup with branding services. The team created a logo, name, visual schemes, and other collateral. Both the startup and their customers were pleased with the team’s results. 

    “I am 100% satisfied. There's no way the outcome could have been better, so there wasn't anything [Coe Design] should have done differently.” — President, Food Product Startup

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Dog and Rooster, Inc. is a design and development firm based in San Diego. It was founded in 2000 and has grown to a team of approximately 35 employees that do web design and development, mobile app development, SEO, and branding for a variety of clients in the education, real estate, IT, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients
    Titleist
    Activeon
    iWallet
    3D Motive
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A real estate company felt that the competition was improving their websites quickly, and it needed to do the same to keep up. Dog and Rooster, Inc. built a mobile and desktop compatible website that helped the company increase sales.

    "One of the biggest pros of working with them [Dog and Rooster, Inc.] is their constant will to develop the best product possible. They do not hesitate to inform you when you are wrong and propose better solutions. The result is a website that helps you achieve all the business goals you pursued when beginning the collaboration." – CEO, Real Estate Company

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BEXBRANDS is a branding agency located in San Diego, Calif. and founded in 2010. The agency has about 10 employees. BEXBRANDS specializes in branding and packaging design, but also offers print design.

    Clients
    Suja Juice
    Temple Turmeric
    Kopari Beauty
    Once Upon a Farm
    Notable Project

    BEXBRANDS partnered with a vegetarian food products company to make a rebranding campaign. The agency conducted market research and designed a new website and logo. The client was impressed by the rebranding campaign.

    "Since the brand refresh, the reactions to our packaging have been overwhelmingly positive. The new designs feel more natural and appeal more effectively to younger demographics."-VP of Marketing, Vegetarian Food Company 

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Noble Intent Studio is a web design agency based in San Diego. In addition to web design, their team of 2 has been working on web development, branding, and logo design since they were founded in 2011. 

    Clients
    Urban Kitchen Group
    Planned Parenthood Pacific Southwest
    Intuit
    AAA
    Notable Project

    A photographer found that his website wasn't living up to his expectations. Noble Intent Studio built a custom WordPress website, migrated the content, redesigned the logo, and some basic SEO enhancement.

    "The site had great multimedia content and received enthusiastic customer feedback. People were visiting just for the sport of it and enjoyed the experience." — Owner, Photography Studio

  • 23
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Raygun is a social impact creative studio founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Diego. With a team of about 7 employees, they provide branding, digital strategy, web design, and web development services. Their client base includes small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, arts, entertainment, and music, and education industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Raygun designed and developed a new website for a museum. The team also assisted with planning and strategy. They were an organized partner, and their efforts led to the regaining of previously lost web traffic. 

    “We’ve had much more engagement throughout our site, versus just on our calendar or exhibitions page.” – Creative Director, Museum

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Mering is a marketing and advertising company based in Sacramento, California with a satellite office in San Diego California. Founded in 1985, their team of around 70 employees provides branding, media buying, and digital marketing services to customers.  

    Notable Project

    Partnering with a healthcare company, Mering developed a brand and provided digital marketing strategy execution. The client was pleased with their use of focus groups and reliance on research.

    "They are very strong in brand strategy and understanding the business and target audience." – Director of Marketing, Healthcare Company 

  • 25
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Big Day the Agency, an advertising company, was founded in 2021. Their small team is based in San Diego, California. Their services include advertising, branding, social media marketing, web design, and more.

    Clients
    Royal Caribbean International
    Celebrity Cruises
    Zygo
    The Kebab Shop
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Big Day the Agency produced and edited a stop motion video for a health food bar maker. The team was responsible for editing, designing the set, conceptualizing ideas, and creating suggestions.

    "The creativity, problem-solving, positive vibe, and enthusiasm were most impressive about them."

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA
    REBL Marketing, a marketing strategy company, was founded in 2008. They are located in San Diego, California and have a small team. REBL Marketing offers marketing strategy, branding, video production, content marketing, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    REBL Marketing renewed the overall brand identity of a business consulting company. The branding services provided gave a consistent look to their contact networks, logo, and pitch deck.

    ‘‘The job performed by REBL Marketing works for us and I’m proud of it.’’

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Second Sight Design is a design agency founded in San Diego in 2019 with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in branding, web design, and graphic design solutions for small businesses in the fields of hospitality, advertising, and arts.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Second Sight Design provided branding services for a hotel management company. The company wanted to rebrand their identity from a motel. The company is impressed with the outcomes.

    “The communication was very effective. When we provided feedback, it was always received professionally.” - Director of Sales & Marketing, Hotel Management

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Runningfish Web Design & Digital Marketing is an SEO firm based in San Diego, Calif. Founded in 2003, their team of 7 serves clients in the hospitality, legal, and utility sectors. Services include social media marketing and web design.

    Clients
    Bamboo Skateboards
    Bill Howe
    Cali Select Products
    Catalina Cylinders
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Runningfish Web Design & Digital Marketing provided SEO services for a skateboard company. Their work has improved their client’s SEO. The consistently delivers good SEO results.

    “Our SEO has definitely improved over time.” – Owner, Skateboard Company

  • 29
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    TAVO Media Group is a small advertising company. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the firm was founded in 2012. Their services include advertising, marketing strategy, branding, search engine optimization, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    TAVO Media Group has developed two websites for a contracting and real estate development firm. The team also provides SEO services for the client. The goal is to modernize the company’s online presence. 

    “Their professionalism and quality service distinguish them from other providers.”

  • 30
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    DO NOT DISTURB, founded in 2017, is an advertising and branding agency headquartered in San Diego. Their team of 9 specializes in advertising, branding, and graphic design. 
     

    Clients
    Campbell’s
    Dodge
    Pepsi
    Notable Project

    DO NOT DISTURB provided creative marketing services for a fast-casual restaurant chain. The client moved locations and needed an agency to market two limited-time-offering products. They also needed to re-brand and do customer testing. The agency handled the multiple aspects of the campaign and re-branding, and they excelled at every part they handled. The client was happy with DO NOT DISTURB’s work. 

    “They saw it as a business problem and proposed to solve it in a fun, clever way. That product in particular was really wonderful, and the work they created brought new people into the restaurant and drove sales for us.” — Director of Creative Strategy, Fast-Casual Restaurant Chain
     

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